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​​​​​​​​​​Home Instead Senior Care Team​​

Caring is Personal To Us

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on a weekday. That's why our team stands ready to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night. You can always reach us by phone at (412) 205-3345 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

Care Team Pittsburgh, PA

We have come together as a group of dedicated professionals to deliver a home care solution that meets your needs. We employ trained, screened and bonded CAREGiversSMto serve your family's senior loved one with compassion and devotion.
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David M. Baron - Owner

David M. Baron - Owner

​David Baron acquired the Southeast Allegheny County Home Instead Senior Care office in August 2007 after a 20 year successful career leading software technology projects for a number of prominent consulting and large corporations.  David has an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a graduate business degree (M.B.A.) from the Tepper School, Carnegie Mellon University.  David has won numerous awards from the Home Instead Senior Care’s Home Office for business accomplishments and is part of a select group of franchise owners involved in a leadership institute effort for our franchise network.

“I have a passion for ensuring that our seniors are cared for by the best CAREGivers in the industry and my primary focus for ensuring this outcome is recruiting, training and supporting the very best CAREGivers and office staff.”  

Patti Yeager - General Manager

Patti Yeager - General Manager

​Patti joined Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver in 2005 to utilize her training as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Besides helping with in-home, she has also worked in the long-term care facility setting.

After joining our office staff, Patti held many position before being promoted to General Manager. In this role, she oversees office activity for both our Pleasant Hills and Export offices and acts as a liaison for new client inquiries. She brings her hands-on experience and compassion to our team by helping develop care plans, introducing new clients to their new CAREGivers and continuously looking for new ways to develop our customer service.

Stephanie Couillard- Office Manager

Stephanie Couillard-  Office Manager

​A graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Stephanie first joined our team as an intern. Since then she has worked her way through various positions in the office, learning the business and best ways to care for our clients.

Stephanie is our office manager, leading the recruiting, training and retention efforts for both the Pleasant Hills and Export offices. She is actively involved in all aspects of our efforts to attract and retain the best CAREGivers in the private duty senior care industry. Stephanie also develops our social media efforts to provide our clients and the community with useful resources and articles. 

Kathryn Martinez - Manager of Service Coordination

​After seven years as one of our most trusted CAREGivers, Kathy was promoted into our office to lead our efforts in matching our CAREGivers and clients in the best possible manner. Kathy works diligently each day to coordinate client and CAREGiver schedules, making appropriate matches based on personalities and common interests.

Elizabeth Madden - Recruitment Coordinator

Elizabeth was one of our most successful CAREGivers, serving our clients for over three years while also a full-time student at Muskingum University. Upon her graduation, Elizabeth accepted an offer to join our Key Players as our Recruitment Coordinator. Elizabeth's new responsibilities revolve around our processes to attract, screen and hire new CAREGivers for our Home Instead Senior Care office.​

Leigh Ann Stephenson -Manager of Client Services

​After graduating from West Virginia Universiry with a bachelor degree in Psychology, Leigh Ann joined as a CAREGiver in June 2015. After only six months she was promoted to Manager of Client Servies in December 2015. Leigh Ann is a certified Dementia Practitioner through NCCDP. She is also currently back in school persuing a degree in nursing. 

Leigh Ann is passionate about caring for seniors and their families, especially those living with dementia. 

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. 

Colby Shook - Client Services Coordinator

After less than a year as one of our CAREGivers, we approached Colby for a position in our office. She was hired on as an Administrative Assistant in 2016. In 2018 Colby was promoted to Client Services Coordinator. Colby has completed CNA training and utilizes those skills weekly when training our new hires, and assessing and reassessing clients.

 Colby's responsibilities as Client Services Coordinator include: quality assurance visits with clients, reviewing client concerns and updates, and providing training to our new CAREGivers and ongoing training to our current CAREGivers.

In Colby's spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe and two dogs, Mavrick and Gunner. She also enjoys being outdoors, camping, shopping, and spending time with her family.

Maranda Leapline - Manager of Business Development

As our Manager of Business Development, Maranda oversees the sales activities for both the Export and Pleasant Hills offices. Maranda is a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania with an associate's degree in science and technology with a concentration in business management.

Maranda understands that the first step to delivering quality care is education for families and potential clients. She is responsible for delivering our information to the community through presentations, workshops and health fairs. Maranda also works directly with other healthcare professionals to ensure patients have access to the best options and providers, both in-home and in the facility setting.

Maranda has a beautiful daughter, loves meeting new people, socializing and spending quality time with her family.

Ali Goralski -Administrative Assistant

Ali is a great asset to our office. She served as an On-Call Coordinator for more than two years. She now performs many tasks to keep the office running smoothly, such as: answering the phones, along with any questions that may arise, and office orginization.  Ali also makes a significant contribution to our staffing and recruitment department by working to assist in scheduling, reference checks and helping with CAREGiver inquiries. 

A mom to three boys, Ali spends her time out of the office busy with her family, where there is never a dull moment.

Amanda Hoover-

On Call Coordinators:

​These are the friendly voices you will hear after business hours. They are fully trained to ensure that your needs are met outside of normal business hours. They can assist you with scheduling needs, CAREGiver and Client issues, service inquiries, and any emergencies that should arise. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day. 

Jackie Elliott- Weekday (Evening)

Erin Miller- Weekend

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